Hill & Knowlton adds three in BC
Hill & Knowlton British Columbia has added three new staff members. Shivauna Brown has joined the agency as vice president of marketing and business development for western Canada. She was previously at Vincor Canada, where she managed its Olympic sponsorship. She has also held marketing positions at Tourism Whistler and Tourism Vancouver. Shaun Poole has been hired as an account director in the firm's communications group. He was previously at the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games, most recently as manager of operations communications. He has also worked for the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation and the Vancouver 2010 Bid Corporation as information officer. Cheryl Muir has joined the agency as a senior consultant in its public affairs and communications practice. She was previously director of public affairs and communications at Canada's National Brewers. She has also held various positions at the British Columbia Ministry of Small Business and Revenue, Ministry of Transportation and Ministry of Competition, Science and Enterprise.